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Dr. Ben Sessa

A Psychedelic Researcher: The Pitfalls and Pleasures Campaigning for Psychedelic Research in the British Medical Profession, the Media and the General Public

This article  first appeared in the PsypressUK 2013: Anthology of Pharmacography. PsypressUK 2014 is out now and available here. A brief Biography I qualified in medicine from UCL, London, in 1997, specialised in mental health and now spend most of my time working as a child and adolescent psychiatrist in...

Brad Burge

Interview with Manifesting Minds editor Brad Burge of MAPS

The following interview is with Brad Burge, Director of Communications and Marketing at the Multidisciplinary Association of Psychedelic Studies (MAPS), and co-editor of the Manifesting Minds anthology (2014). Manifesting Minds is a collection of articles previously published in the MAPS Bulletin, which since its launch has been an important source...

Dr Ben Sessa

Interview with MDMA researcher Dr. Ben Sessa

As part of the publication of Psychedelic Press UK 2013 Vol.2 – the third edition of our flagship print anthology – we’ve done a series of interviews with some of our contributors. First up is Dr. Ben Sessa. Ben is one of the five co-founders of Breaking Convention, the UK’s...

Illustration by Christine Alford

Psychedelic Press UK 2013 Vol.2: Anthology of Pharmacography is now available!

  Continuing its standard of high calibre print publications, this third issue of the Psychedelic Press’ flagship publication includes contributions from many of the leading writers and thinkers in the territory of psychedelic and entheogenic drug writing. Softbound, with a quality matt cover and coated pages, the anthology aims to...

London Real TV presents: Psychedelics as Medicine – Dr. Robin Carhart-Harris

London Real TV presents: Psychedelics as Medicine – Dr. Robin Carhart-Harris

London Real TV presents: Dr. Robin Carhart-Harris of Imperial College London talks about the effects of Psilocybin & MDMA and how they could be used to help with depression and addiction, his controversial colleague Professor David Nutt who claimed Cannabis & Ecstasy were safer & less addictive than Alcohol &...

by Lucy Brown

Pre-Order PsypressUK 2013 (at 25% discount)

After the success of PsypressUK 2012, as an advert-free saddle-stitch freebie, which received orders from across the globe, the magazine is returning for 2013. The next edition is tripling in size and will be soft-bound, making it not only an important source of features, articles, research and comment on psychedelics, but...

Altered State

Altered State by Matthew Collin

Originally published in 1997, this review of ‘Altered State: The Story of Ecstasy Culture and Acid House’ by Matthew Collin, with contributions by John Godfrey, is from the 1998 updated second edition. Detailing the growth of ecstasy culture in the UK, from its roots in the United States, Ibiza and...

Varieties of Ecstasy Experience

The Varieties of Ecstasy Experience by Sean Leneghan

Originally published in 2011 ‘The Varieties of Ecstasy Experience: An Exploration of Person, Mind and Body in Sydney’s Club Culture’ was written by Dr. Sean Leneghan. Leneghan gained his PhD, in Anthropology, from the University of Sydney in 2010; his interest areas include phenomenological anthropology, psychedelic research and altered states...

Dr Ben Sessa

Dr. Ben Sessa lecture: MDMA – Could it have been designed with psychotherapy in mind?

Tuesday, 28th February, 2012 October Gallery, 24 Old Gloucester Street, London, WC1N 3AL Please RSVP on Facebook (afraid so) so that they can anticipate numbers – Please pay on the door. https://www.facebook.com/events/209100309180578/ Entry £7 / £5 Concessions Arrive 6pm for a 6:30pm Start – Wine available. . Dr. Ben Sessa will...

Pharmako/Dynamis by Dale Pendell

Pharmako/Dynamis by Dale Pendell

Originally published in 2002 ‘Pharmako/Dynamis – Stimulating Plants, Potions & Herbcrafts’ is Dale Pendell’s follow up to his excellent ‘Pharmako/Poeia’, and deals with the Excitantia and Empathogenica classes of psychoactive plants. This review is written from the 2010 updated edition, which continues the author’s stroll through the ‘poison path’, in...

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